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Hold the Dream (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  27 October 1986 (USA)
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Two-part, four-hour followup to "A Woman of Substance" with Deborah Kerr, now playing Emma Harte at age 80 in the last winter of her life and dealing with her granddaughter Paula, as well ... See full summary »

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Two-part, four-hour followup to "A Woman of Substance" with Deborah Kerr, now playing Emma Harte at age 80 in the last winter of her life and dealing with her granddaughter Paula, as well as her respected advisor Henry Rossiter and Blackie O'Neill. Written by Anonymous

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The Epic Sequel To Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'A Woman Of Substance'

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Final performance for Deborah Kerr. See more »

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In the first miniseries, A Woman of Substance, Emma's parents, Elizabeth and Jack, died one year apart, ages 40 and 45 respectively, long before World War I, and long before Emma's first marriage. However, the death dates of Elizabeth and Jack were moved forward by about 15 years in "Hold the Dream," and their respective ages at death were reduced by six years each, from age 40 to 34 in the case of Elizabeth Harte, and from age 45 to 39 in the case of father Jack Harte. Since the story in "Dream" is wholly dependent on the preceding story in "Substance," the date and age changes render the time lines almost impossible, and totally implausible. See more »

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Jenny Seagrove makes a welcome return to the second installation of Barbara Taylor Bradfords thrilling sequel to the multi million copy bestseller A Woman of Substance. Hold The Dream is the second story of the Harte family. Multi millionairess Emma Harte is now played by Deborah Kerr, while her favorite granddaughter Paula is played by Jenny Seagrove.

Emma Harte is now 80 and is ready to hand over the reigns of the vast business empire she created all those years ago to her favorite grandchild Paula Fairley.

This story follows Paula's rise through from Emmas assistant to managing director of the vast emporium created by Emma over 70 years ago, whose life echos that of Paulas. A marriage on the rocks, callous betrayal at the hands of her family and the tragic loss of loved ones.

Hold the Dream is a story of one womans determination to single handedly keep her family fortune safe and to "Hold the Dream" of one very extraordinary woman.


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